Statement of Senator John F. Kennedy Announcing His Candidacy for the Presidency of the United States, January 2, 1960

Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s announcement of his decision to run for President of the United States in the 1960 election.

Date: January 2, 1960

Location: U.S. Senate Caucus Room, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Running time: 50 seconds (0:50 minutes).